New York City has seen its fair share of vegetarian restaurants over the years, like Zen Palate, Blossom, Candle Cafe and Angelica Kitchen, but none have ever garnered the accolades that Amanda Cohen’s Dirt Candy has. Opened in 2008 with only 18 seats, Dirt Candy wasn’t just a fresh look at how to create a meat […]Read more
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It’s Time To Put Bolivia on Your Culinary Bucket List- Nov 25 with Gustu’s Chef Kamilla Seidler-The Connected Table LIVE
One of the most fascinating places I have ever visited in South America is Bolivia. Albeit my trip was too short and too focused on recovering lost luggage when I visited many years ago with the intent on hiking. But the images still remain in my mind, and I am eager to revisit and linger […]Read more
Culinary Travels with Dave Eckert- September 30th-The Connected Table LIVE!
With more than 35 years of diversified experience in TV broadcasting, a background in wine, food, spirits, and craft beer reporting, and a burning passion for food and wine, Emmy award-winning producer and host Dave Eckert’s “Culinary Travels with Dave Eckert” has logged more than 275 episodes to date. Eckert’s extensive knowledge of food, wine, […]Read more
Ralph Brennan on New Orleans’ Restaurant Renaissance: August 19- The Connected Table LIVE!
It’s hard to believe that Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast with its eye on New Orleans 10 years ago August 29th. At the time we were planning a major dining and wine event for following February the following year which sadly was cancelled. The aftermath left many of our restaurant friends recovering for months, and people […]Read more
A Pioneer of Nuevo Latino Cooking in the U.S. Is Now Leading Culinary Trips to Cuba
He’s been called “the godfather of Nuevo Latino cooking” by media and food industry cognoscenti. His dishes pack a “pow” in flavor, texture and color. I first became familiar with Chef Douglas Rodriguez’s muy sabroso culinary style when he was still in his tender twenties cooking “upscale Cuban” food at his restaurant YUCA (an acronym for […]Read more
Seasons Feedings Nov 19 on The Connected Table LIVE!
Mid November marks what we like to refer to as “The Feeding Season.” Magazines show pretty dishes of festive foods and everyone talks about what to drink at the holiday table. We’re Giving Thanks to an abundant season for Italian white truffles, fresh cold water oysters on the half shell, crisp Hudson Valley apples in […]Read more
Women Entrepreneurs on The Connected Table Live Nov. 5
Women entrepreneurs rule The Connected Table Live! Nov 5., 2pm ET/11 a.m. PT from Asheville, NC’s Moonshine Mom to Las Vegas’ Leading Lady of Restaurants. Tune in to hear their dynamic stories. Troy Ball, Founder & President, Asheville Distilling Company, maker of Troy & Sons American Whiskey CBS-TV called her “the Moonshine Mom.” In many ways […]Read more
The Connected Table Live visits with Napa Valley’s Michael Martini
Tune in October 8, 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT as The Connected Table Live visits with Michael Martini, third generation winemaker at Louis M. Martini Winery, now 80 years strong. We shared our first glass of wine with Mike and his lovely wife Jacque at the Food & Wine Classic several years ago. Then we […]Read more
Be Younger Next Week! Recipes & Tips that Work! Thurs. 1pm ET
Can you believe it? Why not? Want to know how? Our guest, Elisa Zied, RDN, Writer, Author, Speaker, Spokesperson, Founder/President, Zied Health Communications has written this how-to book, Younger Next Week. She has researched and tested this possibility. Thanks to her work, you can be younger next week. Co-Host Lauren Harris-Pincus, RDN, one of the […]Read more
EAT & GREET-A TASTE OF FLORIDA
Fork you. Eat and Greet-A Taste of Florida. 10am Pull up a chair!Read more